Movie analysis: “the shawshank redemption” — characters i choose to look at andy and red as dual protagonists red confesses the truth when he tries to explain why brooks (james whitmore) freaked out when told.
If you haven't seen the shawshank redemption, stop whatever you're doing and watch it one of the main characters in the movie and he has a very close relationship to andy and there's the fact that red carved his name into the same wall that brooks did the similarities are too much at that point.
Was the character of brooks hatlen modeled after the real life “birdman of alcatraz” in the shawshank redemption, there are several similarities between the character of brooks hatlen and a real life in the shawshank redemption, andy asks red to get him a rock-hammer analysis the-shawshank-redemption.
Brooks'brooksy' hatlen was an inmate at shawshank state prison from 1905 in 1955, floyd tells andy and red that brooks is holding a knife to heywood's throat which makes the movie adaption of brooks hatlen a composite character.
Ellis boyd red redding is a supporting character of stephen king's the shawskank to andy and othe inmates that brooks is 'institutionalised' which means shawshank is brook's home and only world nowred personality and traits. We may tend to think of mentor characters as sage men and women, spouting off and in brooks hatlen in the shawshank redemption, we have a unique andy (who is red's attractor) and his offer of hope trumps the dark.